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  • noun A resident of Illinois.

Etymologies

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From Illinois.

Examples

  • Just noted by a set of people: The word "Illinoisian", mildly disparaging term for people from the Land of Flat, south of Wisconsin, is pretty rich in connections, containing the right strings of sounds for: ill annoy noisy

    Mr. Verb

  • I too vote direct donation link because I would love to help a fellow Illy… Illinoisian… Illinoisist… flatlander.

    Regretsy – New Alchemy Project

  • As a Native Illinoisian (because, you know, Hillary's the only person with any colerable claim to that state who's running for President this year), I have to say I'm puzzled by the amounts of cultural projection that have been superimposed on my erstwhile home state.

    Terry McAuliffe: Hillary Can Drink John McCain Under The Table!

  • As a Native Illinoisian (because, you know, Hillary's the only person with any colerable claim to that state who's running for President this year), I have to say I'm puzzled by the amounts of cultural projection that have been superimposed on my erstwhile home state.

    Terry McAuliffe: Hillary Can Drink John McCain Under The Table!

  • Ex-Illinoisian 6:07 pm on April 21, 2009 | # | Reply

    “WE ARE NOT A GAY BAR!” » Sociological Images

  • A president who took the oath of office on the bible of another lanky Illinoisian could do worse than imitating Lincoln's approach, who was said to have had "an iron fist in a velvet glove."

    Mark Green: White House Smart to Out Fox

  • An Illinoisian like Lincoln, Obama announced his presidential candidacy in 2007 in the old state capitol at Springfield where Lincoln delivered his famous House Divided address in 1858.

    Lincoln Off His Pedestal

  • HUFFINGTON: On answering critics of Obama that he could be turned into another Illinoisian, Adlai Stevenson, in a general election, an eloquent intellectual who's soft on defense.

    Mark Green: 7 Days in America: Is Clark Our Petraeus?

  • One other American figure I think who has to be cited tonight is that other Illinoisian who had that burden.

    CNN Transcript Nov 4, 2008

  • Biennial Gaura, and the Illinoisian Bell-flower with cerulean blossoms, and other tall weeds.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

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